Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.141-5
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 1.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1200 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish-blue, translucent medium blue, translucent green, translucent greenish-grey, opaque white, and opaque yellow glass, all bubbly with some stone, dull surfaces, some unweathered; formed on cores or wire, trail-decorated, tooled. Flattened disc-shaped bead of green matrix, an amethyst dot in a large white circle forms an eye on one face, a white trail spirally wound with amethyst encircles this, where the trail meets a scar of opaque yellow remains, probably the base of a suspension loop.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
1954-07-01
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 81-82, #139; BIB# 29547